H.R.2487 - Youth Service Scholarship Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] (Introduced 07/12/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||11/02/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2487 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Youth Service Scholarship Act of 2001 - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish a Public Service Incentives college scholarship program to reward low- and moderate-income students who have, during high school, and who continue, during college, to make significant public service contributions to their communities.
Introduced in House (07/12/2001)
Requires 300 hours of public service by the student: (1) during each of two academic years of secondary school, to be eligible for a scholarship for the first year of college; and (2) during the preceding postsecondary academic year, to be eligible for a second, third, or fourth year.
Requires such students to: (1) have been eligible for a free or reduced price lunch under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act; and (2) be eligible to receive Federal Pell Grants in the year in which the scholarships are awarded. Sets the scholarship amount at $5,000 for any academic year during a student's first four years of undergraduate education, and provides for adjustments of such amount in the event of insufficient appropriations.